Future Positive or Future Negative? a new breed of robot, developed with a range of practical functions to help people living with challenges

https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/my-robot-companion-has-changed-my-life-38009121.html

‘The goal is to automate us’: welcome to the age of surveillance capitalism

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jan/20/shoshana-zuboff-age-of-surveillance-capitalism-google-facebook?fbclid=IwAR3ll6gIJ8NtyLtXIhm6JVgP6smldGB7ZTABXpTM5EPiOpxDki14Bb_CtbE

Self checkout shows how much human work goes into ‘automation’

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/spark/spark-432-does-the-future-of-grocery-shopping-have-to-be-so-futuristic-1.5070248/self-checkout-shows-how-much-human-work-goes-into-automation-1.5070258